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Fiction - Year II - Number 6 - March 2017

    THE RANSOM – A short story by Daniel Davis

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    THE RANSOMBy Daniel Davis          They arrived fifteen minutes ahead of schedule.  Mark started to invite them in, but the lead man, roughly the size of a small shed,...

    TOXIC – A short story by Nya Jackson

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    VIOLET ABSTRACTby Nya Jackson I wasn’t able to bail Violet out of jail the third time she got arrested because she died in police custody. She’d only been in...

    PURGATION by Thomas Elson

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    PURGATIONBy Thomas Elson Friday, February 19, 1982. Berdan Daily Tribune. The Ninnescah County Sheriff’s Department reported a Roads and Bridges employee discovered a partially nude female body near a...

    CAT AND DOG – A short story by Kirk Weixel

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    CAT AND DOGBy Kirk Weixel Back then the streetcars would come sparking and clacking around the corner down from the turnaround at California Avenue as they headed into town,...

    TWIN ESCALADE – A short story by John Tavares

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    TWIN ESCALADEBy John Tavares Gasping, David called from the telephone in the hospital emergency department. After three attempts, he remembered his niece’s cell phone number. Coughing, he called Sofia...

    CONNECT THE DOTS by Alex Clark-McGlenn

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    CONNECT THE DOTSBy Alex Clark-McGlenn Author's Note: The names of those involved in this piece have been changed to protect their privacy. 10:40pm February 23rd

    WASTED LIFE IDIOT by Katie Baker

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    WASTED LIFE IDIOTBy Katie Baker The morning it broke was brilliant, a warm June morning as clear as water in a crystal glass. The sun rode high in the...

    HAPPILY EVER AFTER WORLD by Susan Lago

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    HAPPILY EVER AFTER WORLDBy Susan Lago Annie has a date. They met on TruLuv.com, a dating site for those who haven’t yet given up on love. So far most...

    SICK AT THE THOUGHT – A short story by Joshua Hren

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    SICK AT THE THOUGHTBy Joshua Hren Little Michael let himself in the backdoor, his lank hand firm around the hydraulic meant to ease the door shut without slam, his...

    CLICK by Patrick Jahnke

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    CLICKBy Patrick Jahnke We walked all around the town. We walked across streets during rush hour and across abandoned dirt roads. We walked down the road to Ms. Harris’s...